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Mountain lion captured on west side later euthanized

Mountain lion captured on west side later euthanized

Officials decided it posed a public safety threat.

August 01, 2014 8:00 pmLoading…
Report: Arizona 4th-worst for alcohol deaths

Report: Arizona 4th-worst for alcohol deaths

Study was for working-age population from 2006 to 2010.

July 12, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Sierra Tucson admits no wrongdoing in suicide

Sierra Tucson admits no wrongdoing in suicide

The no-fault caveat is included in center's agreement to pay $2,000.

June 25, 2014 12:00 am Related Loading…

Program offers free colorectal cancer screenings

The uninsured and the poor are targeted.

June 23, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Douglas hospital fined for deficiencies

Douglas hospital fined for deficiencies

Cochise Regional Hospital spent two years in violation of its state health license by not offering surgery to patients, a newly released report says.

May 13, 2014 12:00 am Related Loading…
Arizona lawmakers OK plan for unannounced abortion clinic inspections

Arizona lawmakers OK plan for unannounced abortion clinic inspections

PHOENIX — Citing everything from protecting women’s health to God’s opposition to the procedure, state senators gave final approval Wednesday to allowing unannounced warrantless inspection of abortion clinics.

April 09, 2014 6:15 pmLoading…

Appeals court grants temporary halt to new Ariz. abortion rules

PHOENIX — A federal appeals court on Wednesday put Arizona’s new abortion law on hold, at least for the time being.

April 03, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

State report faults rehab clinic in patient suicide

The Sierra Tucson treatment center north of Tucson did not follow its own policies when a patient committed suicide there earlier this year, a state report says.

March 30, 2014 12:00 am

Overuse of common medicine often contributes to drug poisonings

Drug poisoning now exceeds car accidents as the No. 1 cause of unintentional death in Arizona.

March 15, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Steve Kozachik: It's time to apply the public health model to gun related deaths

Steve Kozachik: It's time to apply the public health model to gun related deaths

In the United States there are approximately as many firearms as inhabitants.

March 11, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
UA Medical Center's traveling team tries to save sickest H1N1 flu patients

UA Medical Center's traveling team tries to save sickest H1N1 flu patients

The severity of this season’s H1N1 flu has put a local medical team into overdrive.

March 11, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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State health assessment finds Ajo lacking among rural communities

State health assessment finds Ajo lacking among rural communities

AJO — Jose Castillo was born here in 1939, at the old hospital that sits atop a hill. He’s lived here most of his life and worked at the open-pit copper mine that used to employ much of the town.

March 07, 2014 7:33 pmLoading…
Tucson pot rules limit garden sizes, so revenue and jobs flow to Phoenix

Tucson pot rules limit garden sizes, so revenue and jobs flow to Phoenix

Tucson’s decision to limit the size of marijuana cultivation sites means growers are taking their farms — and jobs — to Phoenix.

February 27, 2014 12:00 am Related Loading…

Tucson group seeks volunteers to help those living with HIV/AIDS

A local, nonprofit support group is inviting Tucsonans to learn about how to help the local HIV/AIDS community.

January 23, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Top names for Arizona babies in 2013: Liam, Sophia

Top names for Arizona babies in 2013: Liam, Sophia

PHOENIX — Time was you could count on the top name for boys born in Arizona being something biblical or at least literary.

December 26, 2013 12:01 am Related Loading…
Flu arrives in Pima County; immunizations urged

Flu arrives in Pima County; immunizations urged

A flu case was confirmed in Pima County Tuesday, and health officials say now is the time to get immunized.

October 09, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Woman, 92, exploited by Tucson care home owners, deputies say

Woman, 92, exploited by Tucson care home owners, deputies say

A couple was arrested for financially exploiting a 92-year-old woman who was in their care, the Pima County Sheriff's Department says.

August 21, 2013 9:15 pm Photos

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Local Valley Fever cases have spiked significantly, CDC says

Coccidioidomycosis, also known as valley fever, has increased significantly in its "endemic area," which includes Arizona.

March 29, 2013 6:30 amLoading…

New website offers one-stop HIV resource

Nearly 600 Arizonans are diagnosed HIV positive each year, which is why creators of a new statewide resource tool - hivaz.org - are hoping to shine a light on a "forgotten" but preventable disease.

March 16, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Whooping cough still on the rise in Arizona

Cases of whooping cough - an infection that can kill otherwise healthy infants - continued to climb in Arizona this year.

December 28, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

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